Gloucester, VA (PRWEB) August 13, 2014
Written to honor the members of his family, R. E. Kraus pens and gathers children’s stories that reflect the elegance and beauty found in nature. “Grandpa Bear’s Story” (published by Xlibris) depicts exotic habitats around the world, and the wonderful variety of life residing in it. As well as describing the stunning imagery, his stories encourage readers to take their part in helping the environment to make the world a better place for the people in it now and the generations to come.
Ranging from various geographical locations around the world, readers witness the splendor of nature through the eyes of a bear. From the scenic landscape of Alaska, the luscious grasslands of the African savannah, the energetic South American amazons, to the solace and mystery of the North Pole, each story expresses the rich color and vivid details of the animals and their habitat. Readers will go on a journey with the perspective of a bear’s cool, calm, and dominant demeanor, promising to provide them a deeper appreciation for nature and the world around them.
With imagery and descriptions so vivid, “Grandpa Bear’s Story” takes readers on a trip around different habitats and makes readers feel as if they were actually there.
“GRANDPA BEAR’S STORY”
By R. E. KRAUS
Hardcover | 8.5 x 11in | 104 pages | ISBN 9781499018004
Softcover | 8.5 x 11in | 104 pages | ISBN 9781499018028
E-Book | 104 pages | ISBN 9781499018042
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble
About the Author:
Richard E. Kraus was born in York, Pennsylvania. He later attended the University of Wisconsin to obtain his bachelor’s degree majoring in biology, chemistry, psychology, and with a minor in physics. He also studied in Miami-Dade Jr. College in Florida, majoring in physical education. All throughout his life he has always been heavily immersed with mechanics and has had a strong bond with nature. As time passed, Kraus’ children called him ‘Bear,’ and his grandchildren then knew him as ‘Grandpa Bear.’ Currently, he works in the field of physical therapy and his job is to rehabilitate those who are in need. He is active in writing, photography, philosophy, as well as physical activities.
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